On 15 August 2018, a group of Catholic pilgrims from Portugal, led by Rev. António Vaz Pinto, rector of the Church of St. Roch in Lisbon, visited the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations.
On August 7, 2018, with a blessing of the dean of the Patriarchal Parishes in Thailand and the Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), a working group visited the Ban Huai Sua village in the Tanah Seri Hills on the Thailand–Myanmar border.
On 18 July 2018, the centenary of the martyrdom in Alapayevsk of the Venerable Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth, the head of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, sent a letter to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
On 8 July 2018, the 6th Sunday after Pentecost, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently on a visit to Bari on the occasion of the meeting of the heads and representatives of Christian Churches and communities celebrated the Divine Liturgy…
On 7 July 2018, in Bari, Italy, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in Middle East.
Bishop Rentzing told about the activities of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony, noting the importance of teaching the basics of the Holy Scripture and faith at schools in this federal state of Germany.
The 10th theological talks between the Russian Orthodox Church and the German Bishops’ Conference (Roman Catholic Church) took place in Marienrode, Hildesheim, Germany.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches and members of the Central Committee who had assembled to hold a regular session dedicated to the 70th anniversary of establishment of the World Council of…
Mr. P. V. Gumenyuk, head of the department for relations with Russia of the international Catholic charitable foundation Kirche in Not, has been awarded the jubilee Medal ‘In Memory of the Centenary of the Restoration of Patriarchate in the Russian Orthodox Church’.
On 2-3, 2018, the enthronement of the newly elected Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland, Archbishop Tapio Luoma, took place in Turku, Finland.